Studying the Mysteries of the Titanium Star

When the Chandra X-ray Observatory took its "first light" image, it wasn't looking at just another star shining in the darkness. It was watching a foundry distribute its wares to the rest of the galaxy. After 3pm EDT this story will includea full video replay of today's NASA HQ Space Science Update where the first light images were announced.

FULL STORY and GRAPHICS
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http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast26aug99_1.htm

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Linda Porter
NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville AL 35812
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linda.porter@msfc.nasa.gov

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